Rob brings a combination of securities industry and complex litigation experience to the firm and its clients.
- Of Counsel, Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP
- Practice primarily focuses on identifying and developing securities and derivative actions
- Prior to joining Hagens Berman, he worked as a partner at law firms practicing primarily in securities and derivative litigation. Rob also owned his own firm within the same practice areas. While in law school, Rob interned with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and worked for two prominent securities class action firms.
- Before attending law school, Rob worked for several years as an institutional sales trader for a boutique Wall Street investment bank where he specialized in analyzing and trading bank-issued securities with the firm’s institutional investor clients.
- Rob served as a voluntary discovery referee for the California Superior Court for the county of Marin to help minimize judicial resources during discovery disputes.
Matters on which Rob has worked and helped investors, corporations and a bankruptcy trustee to obtain significant recoveries include the following:
- In re Equitec Rollup Litigation, No. C-90-2064 (N.D. Cal.)
- In re Prison Realty Securities Litigation, No. 3:99-0452 (M.D. Tenn.)
- In re Digex, Inc. Shareholders Litigation, C.A. No. 18336 (Del. Ch.)
- Isco v. Kraemer, No. CV 95-08941 (Super. Ct., Maricopa Co., Ariz.)
- Saito v. McKesson HBOC, Inc., No. 376, 2001 (Del.)
- Saito v. McCall (Del. Ch.)
- Scheonfeld, et al. v. XO Communications, Inc., No. 01-018358 (N.Y. Sup. Ct., Nassau County)
- In re Salomon Analyst Litigation (S.D.N.Y.)
- Hermerding v. Tripathi, et al., Adv. No. 09-5004 (Bankr. N.D. Cal.)
Rob’s interests include motorcycling, hiking, his wife-imposed sous chef duties (she wasn’t wild about Rob’s fried avocados) and frequent visits to family in northern Germany.